Awards, promotions, and new hires

    Greg Johnson, P.E.
    Greg Johnson, P.E.
    Dennis Martin
    Mike Warren

    Greg Johnson, P.E., was named Michigan area manager at WSP USA. He is responsible for managing operations, establishing strong client relationships, and maintaining a focus on business development and marketing. Dennis Martin was named a vice president in the Lawrenceville, N.J., office of WSP USA. He serves as director of multimodal planning for the firm’s Northeast region. Mike Warren was named a principal consultant in the Denver office of WSP USA. He will support the firm’s advanced service offerings, including intelligent transportation systems activities.

    Peggy Van Eepoel, P.E.
    Jeffery C. Bingham, PMP
    Kary H. Witt, P.E.

    Peggy Van Eepoel, P.E., an associate principal in Thornton Tomasetti’s Weidlinger Protective Design practice, was named an SEI Fellow by the ASCE’s Structural Engineering Institute.

    Jeffery C. Bingham, PMP, joined HNTB Corporation as a senior environmental program manager. Kary H. Witt, P.E., joined HNTB as national toll market practice leader and vice president. Samantha Soules joined HNTB’s West Division toll team as deputy practice leader for the toll market and associate vice president.

    Samantha Soules
    Thomas Harley, P.E.
    Swaminathan Srinivasan, P.E.

    Dave Culligan, managing principal of HDR’s Syracuse, N.Y., office, received the ASCE Syracuse Section Outstanding Civil Engineer of the Year Award. He was recognized for his outstanding leadership and tireless advocacy for civil engineering in the hydroelectric industry within New York State.

    Kleinfelder named Derek Fisher, Dirk Applegate, and Louis Armstrong to senior positions leading its North American operations. Fisher, executive vice president, East U.S. Division director, has nearly 25 years of consulting, management, and leadership experience. Applegate, executive vice president, Central U.S. and Canada Division director, leads the newly combined U.S. Central and Canadian Division. Armstrong, executive vice president, West Division director, has nearly 30 years of experience as an engineering professional.

    Thomas Harley, P.E., joined Louis Berger as vice president and New England regional transportation manager. Prior to joining Louis Berger, Harley was chief engineer at the Connecticut Department of Transportation.

    As part of its executive succession plan, Terracon announced Swaminathan (Vasan) Srinivasan, P.E., is now president of Terracon Consultants, Inc. Srinivasan assumes leadership of Terracon’s operating company, including the firm’s geographical operating groups, service lines, business sectors, and quality group. He succeeds David Gaboury, P.E., who had served as president of Terracon since 1997. Gaboury continues as Terracon’s chairman and CEO. Vikram (Vik) Patel, P.G., was named manager for Terracon’s North East Division.

    Vikram (Vik) Patel, P.G.
    Joseph Lowther, J.D.
    Colin Martin, E.I.

    Cardno appointed Joseph Lowther, J.D., to the position of president of Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd. He will leverage the skills and expertise across Cardno’s International Development division and offices in 10 countries.

    Finley Engineering Group welcomed bridge designers Ton Tu, E.I., and Colin Martin, E.I., to its expanding bridge design and construction engineering firm. Tu’s expertise in structure design includes more than four years of designing prefabricated, precast structural systems. Martin’s analysis experience includes a topology optimization of a multi-span bridge system and modeling analysis for the University of Louisville Children’s Hospital Pedestrian Bridge.

    Ton Tu, E.I.
    Margaret Panatera, P.E.
    Sarah Devine, IIDA, NCIDQ

    Huff & Huff, Inc., a subsidiary of GZA, announced that Margaret Panatera, P.E., was named district office manager. Panatera has been a practice leader in environmental compliance, site remediation, and wastewater engineering with Huff & Huff, Inc. for the last 16 years.

    Sarah Devine, IIDA, NCIDQ, was named vice president of Corporate Workplace for AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice, part of its Design and Consulting Services group. She will be responsible for partnering with corporate real estate professionals in the Los Angeles metro area to design and deliver innovative workspaces. AECOM also named Vern Kuehn as executive vice president and general manager of a newly created federal business unit within its Construction Services business group.